Arsenic trioxide - Teva Pharmaceutical Industries

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Arsenic trioxide - Teva Pharmaceutical Industries

Alternative Names: NSC-706363; Trisenox

Latest Information Update: 14 May 2018

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At a glance

  • Originator CTI BioPharma
  • Developer Leukemia SPORE; Northwestern University; Temple University; Teva Pharmaceutical Industries; University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
  • Class Anti-inflammatories; Antineoplastics; Arsenicals; Ischaemic heart disorder therapies; Oxides; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Apoptosis stimulants
  • Orphan Drug Status

    Orphan designation is assigned by a regulatory body to encourage companies to develop drugs for rare diseases.

    Yes - Multiple myeloma; Myelodysplastic syndromes; Liver cancer; Chronic myeloid leukaemia; Acute myeloid leukaemia; Acute promyelocytic leukaemia; Glioma
  • New Molecular Entity Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Acute promyelocytic leukaemia
  • Phase II Acute myeloid leukaemia; Chronic myelomonocytic leukaemia; Myelodysplastic syndromes
  • Phase I/II Glioma
  • Discontinued Multiple myeloma

Most Recent Events

  • 08 May 2018 The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence in the UK recommended arsenic trioxide for Acute promyelocytic leukaemia
  • 15 Jan 2018 Registered for Acute promyelocytic leukaemia (Combination therapy, Newly diagnosed) in USA (IV)
  • 12 Sep 2017 Preregistration for Acute promyelocytic leukaemia (Combination therapy, Newly diagnosed) in USA (IV)
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